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resolve vb

1 : to deal with successfully
: clear up [ a dispute]
2 a : to declare or decide by formal resolution and vote
b : to change by resolution or formal vote [the house resolved itself into a committee]
: to form a resolution
n 1 : something that is resolved
2 : a legal or official determination
: a legislative declaration

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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